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Summer 2014 Internship Program

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General Summary

Alzheimer's Association Internship Program


The Alzheimer's Association is making a difference and so can you!

 The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. We are the largest private funder of Alzheimer research and the premier source of information and support for the more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer's disease and their 15 million families and caregivers.  The Alzheimer's Association was recently recognized as one of the top ten Best Nonprofits in 2013 in the Non-Profit Times 50 Best Places to Work. We are proud to say that this is the fourth year in a row that we've won this award!

The Alzheimer's Association has a National office in downtown Chicago, IL, Public Policy office in Washington, DC and an extensive network of National chapters throughout the United States.

The Opportunity

This summer the Alzheimer's Association is seeking to hire intern candidates for the opportunity to learn, experience, work and contribute to the Association's mission of creating a world without Alzheimer's disease. In doing so students will, for a period of time, become a part of a departmental team (Marketing, IT, Medical Science, Legal, Financial Operations, Public Policy, Constituents Relation, Relationship Development, etc) , be exposed to specific careers and the variety of career paths that form this national organization.

Essential Job Functions

This is a full-time, paid internship and the length of the assignment is 10 weeks (June 9 - August 15, 2014). The deadline for submitting application is April 15, 2014.The position is located in downtown Chicago, IL or Washington, DC. Please note the program does NOT offer laboratory or practical medical experience nor relocation or housing allowance.

Minimum Requirements

Candidate Qualifications

  • Student must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university.
  • At least a sophomore in college.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, primarily Microsoft Word.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must enjoy working as part of team and be a self-starter eager to contribute individual results.

Click here to apply online (preferred method)

Or mail resume and cover letter to:

Send resume to:
Alzheimer's Association, National Office
225 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60601

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.




Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.